Sheffield-based online travel agent alpharooms.com is celebrating the 2012 leap year by fundraising for local charity St Luke’s Hospice with a themed quiz this month. The holiday booking company, which has previously raised thousands of pounds for severalUK charities, will be donating an impressive £500 for every 5,000 entries received for the leap year themed quiz.
The action packed quiz will be promoted to over 34,000 Facebook fans from the 22nd – 28th February, and will test the nation’s leap year knowledge. The competition will not only raise national awareness for St Luke’s Hospice, but the best and brightest entrants will be in with a chance of winning a sun filled holiday for two to the glorious island of Ibiza.
The fundraising total and lucky holiday winner will be announced on the 29th February 2012.
Daniel Morley, Marketing Director for alpharooms.com spoke of the company’s delight at raising money for St Luke’s Hospice: “As a Sheffield-based company, we are proud to support local charities such as St Luke’s Hospice. We’ve donated over £3000 to St Luke’s Hospice in the past year, as well as over £1700 to charities such as Macmillan and Children in Need, and we are keen to continue this support by donating £500 per 5,000 entries to our exciting quiz. This is a great opportunity to get both local and online communities involved in fundraising for this very worthwhile charity”.
Fran Morley, Community Fundraising Manager said “We are extremely grateful to alpharooms for all of their fundraising activities over the last year. This year alone we need to raise more than 4 million to carry on doing what we do. We hope the quiz is a real success and receives lots of entries. Thank you once again alpharooms for your commitment to raising money for us!”
Sheffieldbased online travel business alpharooms.com, founded by Executive Chairman Jason Fry in 1998, provide accommodation for over one million passengers each year. They are ATOL and ABTA bonded, and have a £100m annual turnover.
About St Luke’s Hospice
St Luke’s Hospice care for people aged 18 and above throughoutSheffieldwho have incurable illnesses. Their aim is always to control their symptoms, alleviate pain, and give them the best possible quality of life – all free of charge.
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